Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "A beautiful volume.presents breathtaking photographic examinations of 20 trees, including birch, rowan, ash, alder, holly, willow, aspen, and pine. Color photographs are glorious and varied, rich in imagination and detail. In well-written, engaging text, Gifford thoroughly describes each tree's mystical associations, healing properties, folklore, culinary uses, and the lessons it teaches."New Age Retailer. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: Drawing on a true story, an award-winning author and illustrator present a picture-book tribute to the beauty and mystery of the ocean, and to the mesmerizing creatures that may frolic there.
It came from the sea, from the lonely sea,
It came from the glittering sea.
In a small Massachusetts fishing village in August of 1817, dozens of citizens claimed to have seen an enormous sea serpent swimming off the coast. Terrified at first, the people of Gloucester eventually became quite accustomed to their new neighbor. Adventure seekers came from miles around to study the serpent and aggressively hunt it down, but the creature eluded capture. The Gloucester sea serpent was then, and remains now, a complete mystery.
Reviving the rhythms and tone of a traditional sea chanty, M.T. Anderson recounts this exhilarating sea adventure through the eyes of a little boy who secretly hopes for the serpent's survival. The author's captivating verse is paired with Bagram Ibatoulline's luminous paintings, created in the spirit of nineteenth-century New England maritime artists.
Über den Autor:
M.T. Anderson is the author of the celebrated picture book biography HANDEL, WHO KNEW WHAT HE LIKED, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes. He is also the author of several young adult novels, most recently FEED, a National Book Award Finalist and winner of the LOS ANGELES TIMES Book Prize. Considering the existence of sea serpents, he says, "For generations, fishermen in places as distant as New England and Norway took for granted the existence of long snakelike animals in the North Atlantic. It takes a peculiar kind of snobbery to believe that men who worked on the sea all their lives ? though illiterate ? were by nature superstitious, confused, and gullible. Unlike those people who have seen Bigfoot. Whew, what a bunch of lunatics!" M.T. Anderson currently serves on the faculty at Vermont College's MFA Program in Writing for Children.
Bagram Ibatoulline was born in Russia, graduated from the State Academic Institute of Arts in Moscow, and has worked in the fields of fine arts, graphic arts, mural design, and textile design. He is the illustrator of several children's picture books, including CROSSING by Philip Booth, named an American Library Association Notable Children's Book, THE ANIMAL HEDGE by Paul Fleischman, a PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Best Children's Book of the Year, and, most recently, HANA IN THE TIME OF THE TULIPS Deborah Noyes.
Buchbeschreibung Candlewick, 2005. Buchzustand: Fair. Library Binding. N/A. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP84286262
Buchbeschreibung Candlewick, 2005. Buchzustand: Fair. Library Binding. N/A. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP94038511
Buchbeschreibung Candlewick. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fair. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G0763620386I5N10
Buchbeschreibung Candlewick. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fair. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G0763620386I5N00
Buchbeschreibung Candlewick Press, USA, 2005. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine. Bagram Ibatoulline (illustrator). First Edition. Hardback: beautifully illustrated in colour by BAGRAM IBATOULLINE, dj (price unclipped), nr fine. large 4to, unpaginated. A story based on a real happening in 1817 on the coast of Massachusetts - told in verse and in stunning paintings. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 11L69
Buchbeschreibung Candlewick, 2005. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG0763620386
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Acceptable. Book Condition: Acceptable. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97807636203875.0
Buchbeschreibung Candlewick Press, U.S.A., 2005. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No DJ. First Edition, First Printing. First edition stated, full number line. Signed by author on title page, no inscription. Boards clean, lightly scuffed. Square, tight binding. Contents clean and bright. A solid copy. Size: 4to - 9¾" - 12" Long. Signed by Author. Unmarked Light Shelfwear. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 067250
Buchbeschreibung Candlewick. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Signed by Author 0763620386 light wear to dust jacket, otherwise, clean pages, sound binding. SIGNED by author on title page. Buchnummer des Verkäufers DEEP0A46
Buchbeschreibung Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2005. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine. 1st Edition. A like new copy. Inscribed and signed by Anderson in ink on title page. Based on a true story. Unpaginated. Inscribed by Author(s). Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE-1204564369